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THE MAT ONAL

DECEMBER 1985

BOLLIBG AFB, D.C.

VOLUME: 4-85

NATIONAL CHAPLAIN AT
FOUNDER's DAY SERVICE

C h a p l a i n ( C o l o n e l ) I . V. To l b e r t , N a t i o n a l C h a p l a i n ,
C i v i l A i r P a t r o l a n d s t a f f c h a p l a i n C A P / U S A F, d e l i v ered the keynote address as National Capital Wing
observed the 44th anniversary of Civil Air Patrol
in Founder's Day services, December i. Chaplain (LtCol) Alva R. Appel, Chaplain, National
Capital Wing, hosted the event, which featured several prominent Civil Air Patrol officers,
i n c l u d i n g ; C o l o n e l R o n a l d A . Q u a n d e r ~ C o m m a n d e r, N a t i o n a l C a p i t a l W i n g ; C o l o n e l C h a r l e s
g . G r i e s p U S A F, M i d d l e E a s t e r n R e g i o n L i a s l o n O f fi c e r ; L i e u t e n a n t C o l o n e l J o s e p h D .
L e m i e u x , U S A F, N a t i o n a l C a p i t a l W i n g a n d C o n g r e s s i o n a l S q u a d r o n L i a s l o n O f fi c e r a n d C h a p lain (LtCol) Howard Welling, Chaplain, Virginia Wing, Civil Air Patrol.
I n h i s r e m a r k s , C h a p l a i n To l b e r t e x t e n d e d w a r m g r e e t i n g s o n b e h a l f o f B r i g a d i e r G e n e r a l
William B. Cass, National Commander, Civil Air Patrol. He praised the efforts of Civil
Air Patrol members nationwide, noting that over I00 lives have been saved by CAP members
f o r t h e t h i r d c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r . C h a p l a i n To l b e r t s a d l y a d d e d t h a t 7 C i v i l A i r P a t r o l m e m bers lost their lives during the past year~ and he commended those who "died so others
m i g h t l i v e " . C h a p l a i n To l b e r t s a l u t e d t h e o v e r 1 , 0 0 0 c h a p l a i n s a n d 2 0 0 v i s i t i n g c l e r g y i n
CAP and expressed a desire to see those numbers rise to 1,500 before his term expires.
In his closing remarks~ the Chaplain Chief stated, '~o nation can prosper unless God prospers it, therefore ministry is vital to all military organizations".
C h a p l a i n To l b e r t i s o r d a i n e d i n t h e A M E C h u r c h . O n a c t i v e d u t y s i n c e J u n e 1 9 6 9 , h e h a s
served in various assignments worldwide. The Marland, Oklahoma native was educated at
Wilberforee University; Payne Theological Seminary and the University of Northern Colorado.

CADET PROMOTION/AWARDS CEREMONY
TO BE HELD IN JANUARY 1986

The Cadet Promotion and Awards Ceremony originally
slated for ig December has been reseheduled to a

yet undetermined date in January 1986. The Public
Affairs Staff regrets having to make the change,
h o w e v e r, c o n fl i c t s w i t h r e c e n t l y s c h e d u l e d c h o i r r e h e a r s a l s a n d a h a s t i l y p l a n n e d w e d d i n g
forced us iDr@g~=~fBlly~bc~!out.
O u r w o n d e r f u l L i a s i o n Te a m i s b u s i l y w o r k i n g t o s e c u r e a m u t u a l l y a g r e e a b l e d a t e f o r t h e
event, and as soon as plans (and paperwork) are finalized, notification will occur.

C o l o n e l L l o y d W . N e w t o n , U S A F, a f o r m e r m e m b e r
of the US Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron,
"The Thunderbirds", was the guest speaker during

F O R M E R " T H U N D E R B I R D " AT
COLUMBIA OPEN HOUSE

Open House at Columbia Cadet Squadron on 4 December.
The distinguished aviator, who now serves as Assistant Director for Operations and Traini n g , D i r e c t o r a t e o f O p e r a t i o n s , H e a d q u a r t e r s , U S A F, s h o w e d fi l m h i g h l i g h t s o f t h e " T h u n d e r birds" and relayed some memorable experiences that he enjoyed during his tour with the
team.
C a p t a i n H e n r y T. H i n n a n t , C o m m a n d e r , C o l u m b i a C a d e t S q u a d r o n , h o s t e d t h e e v e n t , w h i c h a l s o
was attended by Lieutenant Colonel Roy R. Boller, Director of Cadet Programs, Major Maurice
Thomas llI., Director of Communications, and cadets from Andrews Composite and Bolliag
Cadet squadrons.
Colonel Newt
Force Keserv
active duty i
wings in June

on earned his commission and was a
e O f fi c e r T r a i n i n g P r o g r a m a t Te n n e s
n June 1966 to begin pilot training
1967, he received combat training in

distinguished military graduate of the Air
s e e S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y. H e r e p o r t e d f o r
at Williams AFB, Ag. After earning his
the F-4 Phantom at George Air Force

Ease, CA. In April 1968, Colonel Newton was assigned to Da Nang Air Ease, Vietnam, where
he flew 269 combat missions in Southeast Asia, 79 over North Vietnam.
In 1969, Colonel Newton was assigned to Clark Air Base in the Philippines where he held
various squadron and wing positions. He returned to the United States iaNovember 1973
and was assigned to Luke AFE, AZ as a F-4 Phantom flight instructor.
In 1974 Colonel Newton was selected for a tour of duty with "The Thunderbirds". Be held
the position of narrator and advance coordinator in 1975 and became the slot pilot for the
1976 and 1977 show seasons. He returned to the Thunderbirds as the right wingman in June
1 9 7 8 a f t e r a t t e n d i n g t h e A r m e d F o r c e s S t a ff C o l l e g e , N o r f o l k , VA . I n 1 9 7 8 C o l o n e l N e w t o n
was assigned to the Air Force Office of Legislative Liasion, Office of the Secretary of
t h e A i r F o r c e , Wa s h i n g t o n , D C . I n t h a t c a p a c i t y, h e s e r v e d a s a c o n g r e s s i o n a l l i a s i o n
officer with the US House of Representatives.
Colonel Newton returned to the cockpit in February 1982 when he received training in the
F-16 fighter. A Command Pilot with more than 3,000 flying hours, he is married to the
former Ruby Gadson of Ridgeland, SC. They have three children, Lloyd Jr., Cheryl and Lori.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Senior Dinin~ Out
22 February 1986, Glen Arden Mune. Center
Cost: $15.00 single $25.00 couple
Live Entertainment
POC: CAPT Margaret Z. Thomas (301) 292-2390

Vehicle Insurance & Inspections
Vehicle Insurance is due NO W~I
Cost:
$ 1 2 0 , 0 0 A n n u a l l y, h o w e v e r, y o u m a y
pay $40., $80.00 now and pay the
balance at a later date.
Vehicle Inspections will be held
4 & 5 January 1986 for all Wing Vehicles.

Repeater Fees
R e p e a t e r F e e s D u e N LT 3 1 J a n u a r y 1 9 8 6
Cost: $15.00 Senior Members
5.00 Cadets
Applies to all VHF licensed stations
A d d r e s s c h e c k s t o N AT- C A P W i n g , C A P
In NOTE area of check place station
call sign.